Category Archives: Open Education

OER Publishing With Jekyll, Reveal.js, and GitLab

Learning management systems (LMS) have some great content authoring tools. Unfortunately, LMS have some limitations when it comes to OER publishing. Students typically lose access to the content once the course ends and LMS are not really designed for broad … Continue reading

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Growing Open at Langara

Mark your calendars for Open Langara’s Wine & Cheese event! Join us on March 6, 2019 as we celebrate our colleagues who are leading the way with open educational resources (OER) at Langara . Enjoy a glass of wine while you learn … Continue reading

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Facilitating Learning Online (FLO) – Synchronous

To help educators in B.C. become effective facilitators of learning online, we have developed a family of courses designed to expand and enhance your online facilitation skills. The next offering is FLO Synchronous, a 3-week immersion into planning and facilitating live … Continue reading

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Open Education Advocacy and Research Fellows – Applicants welcome!

Interested in becoming an advocate for Open Education? Perhaps your students use a free open textbook and you want to raise awareness of the benefits of using one for students, instructors and the college? BCcampus are currently welcoming applications for … Continue reading

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Open Education: The Teenage Years (Reflections on OpenEd17 Part 1)

In November 2010 when I was working as a Sociology Instructor at a Further Education College in the UK, I was lucky enough to get some time off to attend the 7th annual Open Education Conference, held that year in … Continue reading

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Creative Commons Workshop at KPU: A conversation with Paul Stacey

As part of Open Education week, I recently attended a workshop at Kwantlen Polytechnic University with Paul Stacey, Associate Director of Global Learning at the non-profit organization Creative Commons. Previously at SFU and BC Campus, Paul has been instrumental in … Continue reading

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